Steph Curry Named Hickok Belt® Award Winner for June 2022

ROCHESTER. NY – Steph Curry, point guard for the National Basketball Association’s GoldenState Warriors has been named the Hickok Belt® Award winner for the month of June 2022.Voting was conducted by a select panel of members of the National Sports Media Association(NSMA). The voters selected Curry for his outstanding performance during the month of Juneleading the Warriors to the NBA Championship. In an amazing performance, he sunk 43 pointsin Game 4 Finals vs. the Boston Celtics, on 14-of-26 shots from the field, including seven triples.His 43 points performance in Game 4 was sensational, the second highest in his finals career.Curry led the Warriors in Game 6 scoring 34 points and clinched their fourth championship ineight years. For the first time in his remarkable career, Steph Curry was named NBA Finals MostValuable Player.

Other finalists for the month of June in order of how the NSMA voters ranked them were:Rafael Nadal (tennis), Matt Fitzpatrick (golf), Minjee Lee (golf) and Iga Swiatek (tennis) - TIE,Yordan Alvarez (baseball), Nikita Kucherov (hockey), Pavel Francouz (hockey), Tony Gonsolin(baseball) and Daniel Dubouis (boxing).

Curry’s selection as the Hickok Belt® Award winner for the month of June 2022 not onlyrecognizes him as “the best of the best” in professional sports for the month, it also makes himthe fourth candidate to receive the overall award for 2022, joining Justin Thomas, ScottieScheffler, Giannis Antetokounmpo and Cooper Kupp and other finalists throughout the year based on NSMA voting.